The behaviour of bioplastic films in mechanical recycling streams

Up to 10% compostable plastics mixing with conventional plastics in post-consumer recycling streams show no, or negligible, impact on the mechanical performance of the recyclates says a meta-study published by European Bioplastics.

Link to resource: http://en.european-bioplastics.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/publications/Bioplastic_films_in_mechanical_recycling_streams.pdf

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Link retrieved/verified on: 20/01/14

Organisation: European Bioplastics Visit this organisation's home page

Organisation type: Industry collaborative grouping

Charge for usage of this resource: None - free

Main area addressed by this resource: Materials, Recycling

Information type: Downloadable PDF

Geographical scope: EU

Level of detail: Detailed

Materials: Flexible packaging, Polymers

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Product/sector focus:

Design topics: Recycled content

Latest developments: News, Research

End of life: Recycling

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Audience: Manufacturers, Those interested in environment, Those who spec packaging


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